[whatwg] Input URL State and Files object

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Aug 25 14:02:18 PDT 2010

On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Charles Pritchard wrote:
> >
> > [ UAs can use <input type=file> to let the user enter remote URLs ]
> When a user through selection, click+drag or manual entry of a URL 
> should the browser still submit an Origin request header? It seems that 
> CORS doesn't come into effect here -- but at the same time, it'd be 
> handy for logging purposes and added security.

I don't think there'd be an origin, but that's rather up to the user 
agent. (In this case it's acting on behalf of the user, not the page, so I 
don't think it makes sense to give the page's origin.)

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